Ellis Hall is home to the department of music. The first floor includes faculty studios, practice rooms, a rehearsal room and a 17-station class piano lab. The second floor includes offices, faculty studios, a music library and a 250-seat recital hall with a 40-rank Canadian-built Casavant pipe organ. The third floor includes the music library's listening lab.
Ellis Hall was built in 1959 and was the first building on campus named after a person. The facility was named in honor of Dr. Roy Ellis, the third president of the University.